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ILLINOIS Agriculture Waste Management Field Handbook - NOTICE 22

United States Department of Agriculture
Natural Resources Conservation Service

2118 W. Park Court, Champaign, IL 61821
Phone: 217/353-6600 Fax: 217/353-6676 Website:

DATE: April 12. 2013

SUBJECT: National Engineering Handbook Part 651, Engineering Technical Materials

Purpose:  Remove outdated Illinois Supplement 11-18, Table IL 11-5 from AWMFH.

Expiration Date:  Upon receipt.

Explanation: The existing Illinois supplement to Chapter 11 of the Agricultural Waste Management Field Handbook (AWMFH), Table IL 11-5 (Suggested Average Nutrient Content of Manure) was developed using outdated sources. Conservation Practice Standard 590 – Nutrient Management requires a manure analysis for any existing manure sources, and information included in the national AWMFH Chapters 4 and 11 can be used to estimate nutrient content of proposed waste structures. A supplementary table of suggested average nutrient content of manure is no longer needed.

With this Notice, AWMFH Supplement IL 11-18 is withdrawn.

The Illinois NRCS engineering website will be updated to remove the withdrawn supplement at

Filing Instructions for holders of Agricultural Waste Management Field Handbook binders:
  1. Remove and archive AWMFH Chapter 11 IL supplement page 11-18.

Any questions regarding this submittal should be directed to the Area Engineer.


Ivan Dozier
State Conservationist

DIST:  All NRCS Employees
           All Partner Employees


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